Are Health-Boosting Benefits Hiding in Some of Your Favorite Foods?

Love yogurt, kefir, cheese, wine, beer, kimchi, and pickles? A new peer-reviewed paper supported in part by the California Dairy Research Foundation, reveals evidence that fermented foods, developed thousands of years ago for their ability to avoid contamination, may increase … Continue reading

Why Dairy Proteins May Be the Answer to Controlling Insulin and Blood Glucose Levels

Davis, California People with type 2 diabetes know to avoid certain carbohydrates that raise blood sugar levels. Counting carbohydrates is as easy as checking the nutrition label on foods for grams of sugar. But carbohydrates are not the only nutrient … Continue reading

Annual Scientific Symposium Opens with Welcome by California Dairy Farmer

UC Davis hosts International Milk Genomics and Human Health Symposium International experts gather to discuss cutting-edge research on milk, lactation and human health September 27, 2016 DAVIS, CA – More than 100 international experts in milk nutrition, human health, genomics, lactation … Continue reading

Early Detection of Microbes Improves Dairy Food Products Safety and Quality, Boosts Consumer Confidence

By Marissa Stein What’s in our Milk? It’s not often you meet someone who loves bacteria. In fact, for most of us it’s the opposite—we constantly wash our hands, cover our coughs, wash our foods. But for Dr. Maria Marco … Continue reading

Xue Awarded Feeding Tomorrow Graduate Scholarship

Zhengyao “Zeya” Xue, a graduate student in Professor Maria Marco’s lab in the Food Science and Technology Department at UC Davis, was informed by the Trustees of Feeding Tomorrow, the Foundation of the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT), that she … Continue reading

Heeney Earns Student Award at ISAPP Annual Meeting in Finland

This year’s International Scientific Association for Probiotics and Prebiotics (ISAPP) annual meeting is being held June 7–9, in Turku, Finland. The ISAPP is an association of academic and industrial scientists involved in research on fundamental and applied aspects of probiotics and … Continue reading

Probiotics Now Clinically Recommended for Treatment of Stomach and Bowel Symptoms

Probiotics containing Lactobacillus and/or Saccharomyce prove most effective in combatting certain symptoms DAVIS, CA The consumer market for probiotic ingredients is over $40 billion and rising, but clinical research into its efficacy has been sparse and diffuse. A new study … Continue reading